Events

Nov


30

Dr. Don MacKenzie of the University of Washington will be visiting Georgia Tech to speak about transit.
Learn more about Dr. MacKenzie here

Oct


12

Research to Practice Transit Symposium
Online and In-Person Event!
This Symposium will take place online, but attendees can come to Gainesville, Florida to the University of Florida campus for in-person site visits in Gainesville and Jacksonville as well as network with other transit researchers and professionals.
View the flyer and get more information here

Oct


6

Bianca Mers will be presenting her preliminary findings on "Demographic Breakdown of Transit Rider Satisfaction " at the student session of the 2021 GPA/TAPA Conference. 

Sep


30

Dr. Kari Watkins will be a panelist as part of the "Transit Before and During COVID-19" session. 
View more information and register here

Jun


21

Jawad Hoque presented on the Modeling Uncertainty lectern session at the TRB Planning Applications Conference (2021). The resenttion was titled "A Retrospective Approach to Quantifying Uncertainty in Traffic Forecasts." 

Jun


11

Dr. Chris Cherry and other gave a presentation titled "Why do people take e-scooter trips? Big Data and Unsupervised Machine Learning insights on temporal and spatial usage patterns" as a workshop as part of the Community Testbed to Support Micromobility Research 2021.

Apr


15

Dr. Candace Brakewood gave a presentation on the new T-SCORE University Transportation Center at the Third Annual National Mobility Summit (Improving the Mobility of People and Goods for All Communities) of US DOT University Transportation Centers hosted by Carnegie Melon on April 15, 2021.

Jan


28

Dr. Greg Erhardt and others presented a poster entitled "Why is Traffic Congestion Getting Worse? A Quantified Decomposition of Contributors to the Growing Congestion in San Francisco" as part of the "Applications and Innovations in Travel Data" poster session on January 28th, 2021.
About the Poster
Traffic congestion has worsened noticeably in San Francisco (SF) and other major cities over the past few years. Part of this change could reasonably be explained by strong economic growth or other... more

Jan


26

Dr. Kari Watkins spoke at a session on Planning for Transit in a Post-Pandemic Future
About the Talk
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the public transportation industry, affecting everything from operations to ridership to financial stability. Although the industry has shown substantial resilience in responding to the pandemic in the short-term, the longer-term effects must also be considered. This session will consider the longer-term effects on the transit industry and how... more

Jan


26

Dr. Greg Erhardt and others presented the poster "Using Big Data and Interactive Maps for Long-term and COVID-era Congestion Monitoring in San Francisco" as part of the "Mining Data Deeper to Understand Travel Behavior" Poster Session on January 26th, 2021. 
About the Poster
The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) monitors roadway performance as a part of the biennial Congestion Management Program (CMP). Recently, SFCTA switched from using Floating Car runs to INRIX probe data... more

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